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Rajbala's death is a cold-blooded murder, says Sushma Swaraj
Hitting out at the Central Government over Rajbala's death, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader on Tuesday said her death is a cold-blooded murder. ANI

Mullen's ISI comment not new to India, says Manmohan Singh
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said Admiral Mike Mullen's comments that the militant Haqqani group is a "veritable arm" of Pakistani intelligence service, the ISI, is nothing new to India. ANI

No differences between Chidambaram and Mukherjee, says Manmohan Singh
Asserting that there is no dissension within the members of the Cabinet, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said there is no rift between Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee. ANI

Manmohan Singh accuses Opposition for attempt to force early polls
Asserting that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government will complete its five year term, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday accused the Opposition of trying to force early elections. ANI

Manmohan Singh feels India's growth rate can be more than 8.5 percent if political parties work together
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, expressing confidence on Tuesday said the country can achieve a growth rate of more than 8.5 percent if all the political parties work together. ANI

PM should immediately sack Chidambaram, demands BJP
Mounting pressure on the UPA Government over the controversy surrounding the 2G note, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday demanded that Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh should sack Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram for his alleged involvement in the 2G spectrum scam. ANI

Antony denies rift in Cabinet
Asserting that all major decisions are taken by the Cabinet as a whole, Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Tuesday ruled out any kind of rift within the members of the Cabinet. ANI

New Telecom regulations come into fore
Union Communications and Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal on Tuesday marked the enforcement of the Telecom Commercial Communications Customer Preference Regulations (TCCCPR) 2010 by sending a sms on 1909 to register for not receiving unsolicited/pesky calls and smses. ANI

Network of Radars soon to be installed to monitor India's coastline, says Antony
Defence Minister AK Antony on Tuesday said that all efforts are being made to secure the country's vast coastline with a network of Radars. ANI

Dantewada Police arrests Essar General Manager for making payment to Maoists
Amid intense probe following reports quoting WikiLeaks that protection money was being given by Essar through contractors to Maoists, the Dantewada Police has taken into its custody the Company's General Manager DVCS Verma. ANI

No rift between Chidambaram and Pranab, claims Congress spokesperson
Refuting reports of political discord between Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee over the controversy surrounding the 2G note, Congress Party terming the reports to be baseless on Tuesday said there is no rift among the ministers. ANI

Cash for votes scam: Sudheendra Kulkarni sent to Tihar Jail
Sudheendra Kulkarni , a former key aide to BJP leader L. K. Advani was on Tuesday sent to judicial custody in connection with the 2008 cash for votes scam. ANI

2G scam case: CBI refuses to probe Chidambaram's role
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today told the Supreme Court that there is no need to consider investigating Union Home Minister P Chidambaram's role during the 2G Spectrum scam. ANI

Arunachal minister kidnapped outside Gamlin's residence, CMO denies
The Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) has alleged that a minister was kidnapped by a group of miscreants near Chief Minister Jarbom Gamlin's official bungalow on Monday evening at gun point. ANI

Dengue fever cases on rise in Ludhiana
Authorities in Ludhiana struggle to curb the alarmingly high cases of dengue fever. ANI

Government to introduce stringent anti-corruption measures: Narayanswamy
Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office (PMO) V Narayanswamy today said that the government was working towards developing a mechanism that would enable them to curb the rampant corruption prevailing in the country. ANI

Anand Sharma sets target of doubling trade with Myanmar by 2015
Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma has set the target of doubling the existing 1.5 billion dollars trade between India and Myanmar by 2015. ANI

Sudheendra Kulkarni says he played vital role in exposing cash for vote scam
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader LK Advani's former aide Sudheendra Kulkarni today said that he played a vital role in exposing the 2008 cash for vote scam. ANI

Yoga Guru Ramdev holds Central Government responsible for Rajbala's death
Terming his supporter Rajbala death as an ultimate sacrifice, Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev on Tuesday said Rajbala's death is not a normal one and the central government should take the responsibility . ANI

Pranab won't comment on 2G note before consulting Prime Minister
Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said that he would not comment on finance ministry's note on 2G which sparked off a controversy before consulting Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh. ANI

Bhaiyyuji Maharaj supports stirs for social causes
In the backdrop of recent fasts and hunger strikes undertaken by political honchos and social activists, prominent negotiator during crusade by Anna Hazare, Bhaiyyuji Maharaj has urged people to support such initiatives if only they are mass interest. ANI

Pakistan Trade Minister hopes to conduct fruitful dialogue with India
Pakistan Trade Minister Makhdoom Muhammad Amin Fahim has expressed hopes of fruitful trade dialogue with India. ANI

No decision on 2G scam till PM comes back to India, says Khurshid
Union Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid has said the talks over 2G scam would not proceed until Prime Minister Manmohan Singh returns home from New York. ANI

South Africa to follow “Amul” Model
H.E. Rev. (Mr.) Harris Sithembile Majeke, High Commissioner of South Africa to India and Mr. Mvuyo Mhangwane, Counselor – Political visited Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Limited (GCMMF), Anand and Amul Dairy, Anand on 27th September 2011 to understand the “Amul” model of dairy Co-operatives. H.E. Rev. (Mr Business Wire India

Images Retail Forum Awards Homeshop18 as “Images Most Admired Retailer of the Year 2011”
HomeShop18, India’s largest virtual shopping company, has been awarded Images Most Admired Retailer of The Year, 2011 at the 8th edition of the India Retail Forum, 2011 held on 21st and 22nd September in Mumbai. The award recognizes and celebrates the retailer offering various product lines through non-store retail platforms like e-commerce websites, electronic media channels, catalogues etc Business Wire India

Lux Celebrates its Decade Long Association with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Lux, a brand synonymous with beauty and Bollywood stars has completed a decade long association with actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan this year! On this momentous occasion, the legendary brand has created their latest campaign in admiration of their long standing brand ambassador Business Wire India

Ameyo Manages Business Interactions for Top HR Solutions Company
Drishti's Ameyo Communication Suite becomes the technology behind multi-level interwoven business processes of Adecco India. The Bangalore-based HR solutions company offers temporary staffing, permanent placement, outsourcing, consulting and outplacement services to A-list companies Business Wire India

Ramco Systems: a suite of world-class ERP Solutions for accelerating Growth in Kerala
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Tavant Technologies Ranks #5 in Best IT Employer Survey
Tavant Technologies – a leading provider of custom IT solutions & services – today announced that it has been ranked #5 in the prestigious DQ-CMR Best IT Employers Survey 2011. This is the 5th consecutive year that Tavant has earned a place in this list Business Wire India

Energy Efficiency Labels impact Purchasing Decision of Consumer Durables, finds a New Survey by Market Xcel
A recent study conducted by Market Xcel Data Matrix Pvt. Ltd., one of the leading market research firms, reveals that Energy Efficiency Labels play a major role in the purchasing decision of consumer durables. The study throws light on the awareness, understanding and attitude of the respondents towards Energy Efficiency (EE) labels on consumer durables Business Wire India

Anoosmar Technologies Launching Cloud-Based Backup Vaultize at INTEROP Mumbai 2011
As Cloud Computing is emerging as a path-breaking paradigm,Pune-based start-up Anoosmar Technologies is set to launch an innovative and advanced cloud-based backup solution “Vaultize” at INTEROP Mumbai 2011. INTEROP is a hub of business technology events across world where cutting-edge information technology is demonstrated. Vaultize( www.vaultize Business Wire India

Oxigen-SBI Kiosk Banks achieve 500 Crores of Banking transactions in its First year of Operations
Oxigen, India’s first and largest payment solution provider has made a foray into the much needed Financial Inclusion sector with panache, by partnering with State Bank of India to deliver mainstream financial services to the unbanked millions of India Business Wire India

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